Definition of Genus salvinia
1. Noun. Type genus of the Salviniaceae: water ferns.
Group relationships: Family Salviniaceae, Salviniaceae
Member holonyms: Floating-moss, Salvinia Auriculata, Salvinia Rotundifolia
Generic synonyms: Fern Genus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Salvinia
Literary usage of Genus salvinia
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1. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"In the genus Salvinia the microspores lie imbedded in a mass of granular hardened mucilage (as they do also in Azolla, in which plant their germination is ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"*More especially they resemble the sporocarps of the genus Salvinia. This fact opens up an entirely new field of investigation as to these interesting ..."
3. The Geological History of Plants by John William Dawson (1888)
"More especially they resemble the sporocarps of the genus Salvinia. This fact opened up an entirely new field of investigation, and I at once proceeded to ..."
4. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"... the rootless genus Salvinia is represented in the Upper and Lower Miocene of the Continent, and also in the Laramie and higher beds of America. ..."